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10 poems available

Things change, become home and we must leave them - Lavinia Greenlaw, 'Guidebooks to the Alhambra'

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4 poems available

As activities, writing poetry and climbing have few connections, apart from a heightened sense of being and awareness, of being fully engaged. Andrew Greig

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7 poems available

A haunting music full of subtlety of thought and religious echoes. -- Charles Bainbridge, The Guardian

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Robert Graves

B. 1895 D. 1985

2 poems available

Logical argument is what destroys poetry because poetry is beyond logic. - Robert Graves

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6 poems available

Linda Gregg brings us back to poetry...She is original and mysterious, one of the best poets in America. Gerald Stern

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Alasdair Gray

B. 1934 D. 2019

9 poems available

Work as if you live in the early days of a better world -- Alasdair Gray via Dennis Lee

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Sarah Howe

B. 1983

4 poems available

Rich and fierce, Sarah Howe's poems are alive to the complex stories and voices that cohere around objects, family and place. . . surprising and moving. . . - EDMUND DE WAAL

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5 poems available

A tune that one has once heard and liked [that] seems to haunt the mind and will not be dismissed until entirely mastered.

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6 poems available

Each sharp star speaks of something long gone - 'Cactus', Siobhan Harvey

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7 poems available

Poetry is a way of living...a human activity like baking bread or playing basketball. - Robert Hass

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Thomas Hardy

B. 1840 D. 1928

7 poems available

Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art. Thomas Hardy

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George Herbert

B. 1593 D. 1633

4 poems available

Good words are worth much, and cost little.

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